I was an occasional reader of Ozy and Millie, the webcomic from Dana Simpson that ended in 2008. Simpson then landed a deal with Universal UClick to develop a new comic strip and what emerged was Phoebe and Her Unicorn. To call it one of the 21st Century’s best comic strips may make it sound… Read more »
Founded in 1987, The Beguiling has set a new standard in Canada for comics and graphic novel retail. Showcasing the largest selection of alternative, underground and avant-garde graphic story telling in the country, The Beguiling has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Peter Birkemoe has the deets!
There is something calming about the control Anna Haifisch exerts over her works with her defined color palettes. Even in her most off-hinged works, such as Von Spatz, can be entered with equilibrium. Haifisch’s Von Spatz is the story of the Von Spatz Rehab Center, a fictional oasis and healing space for a number of… Read more »
Through writing for this site and being employed by its publisher, I occasionally am lucky enough to get sent books in the mail. None of them have floored me quite like one I received a couple weeks back called Qoberious Vol. 1. It was completely striking, yet familiar; esoteric, but entirely personal. I read it,… Read more »
Joe Infurnari has some battle scars to show for his years in the comics industry, and he’s not afraid to tell the stories behind them. The Toronto-based artist and occasional writer recently completed “So What That You Can Draw!?”, a collection of his sketchbook art inspired by a massive falling-out with a longtime artist friend.… Read more »